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Norman : the moderate rise and tragic fall of a New York fixer

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English dialogue; English, Chinese (Traditional) or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, English audio description track.


Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Hank Azaria, Steve Buscemi, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Michael Sheen, Dan Stevens, Josh Charles, Isaach de Bankole, Ann Dowd, Dov Glickman, Harris Yulin.

Publication Information

Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 118 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; some language.


Norman Oppenheimer lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, and strives to be everyone?s friend. His incessant networking leads him nowhere until he ends up befriending a young but charismatic politician, Micha Eshel, at a low point in his life. Three years later, the politician becomes the Prime Minister of Israel. Norman uses Eshel?s name to leverage his biggest deal ever: a series of quid pro quo transactions linking the Prime Minister to Norman?s nephew, a rabbi, a mogul, his assistant and a treasury official from the Ivory Coast. Norman?s plans soon go awry, creating the potential for an international catastrophe he must struggle to prevent. Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer is a comedic and compassionate drama of a man whose downfall is rooted in a human frailty all too easy to forgive?a need to matter.


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Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Special features: An evening with Norman: Q&A with Richard Gere & Joseph Cedar ; Making the connection: Norman on the red carpet.

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